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Hollis, Brookline voters frustrated with lack of school budget cuts

HOLLIS – For years, Chris Hyde, the town’s Budget Committee Chairman has had little, if any, company while he sat in the audience at the annual public hearings on the SAU budget. But this year was different. When the SAU board held its hearing Tuesday night, Hyde was one of ...

Holiday pie sale benefits those with substance abuse

Looking to save some time during the holiday season? Let us do your baking for you! The Brookline Community Church will be selling homemade apple and pumpkin pies for Christmas. This is a fundraiser for the church, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to His Mansion, a Christian ...

Hollis/Brookline school board chairwoman resigns post

HOLLIS – Janice Tremblay, chairwoman of the Hollis/Brookline Cooperative School Board, has announced her resignation, effective Dec. 31. “I sold my home,” said the five-year member of the School Board, who plans to move to Milford with her husband, Roland, in ...

Volunteers needed for Tax-Aide program

The AARP Tax-Aide program is a community service developed by the AARP Foundation in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service. It provides free tax counseling, preparation and electronic filing services to senior citizens, as well as low- and middle-income taxpayers. Local programs are ...

Lights, Santa, action: Hundreds attend Brookline tree lighting

Hundreds of people turned out with candles for Brookline’s tree lighting at Town Hall on Dec. 4. The PB&J Ensemble of Brookline played holiday music as people assembled, then the Hollis and Brookline Brownies, Juniors and Cadets sang carols as the tree’s lights kicked ...

Share your holiday decorations with us

The Cabinet would like to feature your holiday decorating in our special issue published Dec. 23. How do you decorate for the holidays? Is your style simple or elaborate to express the joy of the season? Send us photos of your best outdoor and indoor decorations, and tell us a little about ...

Nashua Flute Choir to present concert with dance studios

NASHUA – Imaginatively reedless, the Nashua Flute Choir, a woodwind ensemble, will present its Christmas concert, “Music and Dance,” on Dec. 11 at Nashua’s Pilgrim Congressional Church. Eileen Yarrison, who will conduct, studied at the University of New ...

Squires receives Bartlett honor

Dr. James Squires was honored as the fourth recipient of the New Hampshire Medical Society’s highest honor, the Josiah Bartlett Public Health Award, for Squires’ long and distinguished career in the true spirit of Josiah Bartlett. Throughout his career, Squires has been an ...

14 Hollis Pan-Massachusetts Challenge riders raise $68,000

Fourteen Hollis residents raised $67,989 of the $35 million donated by the Pan-Massachusetts Challenge to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through its Jimmy Fund. They were among 5,169 cyclists who rode up to 190 miles across Massachusetts to raise money for cancer research and treatment. The ...

Keep teens in mind for Santa Fund donations

Teens are a concern for Rosemarie Dykeman, social services director for the Salvation Army of Nashua. The Salvation Army and the Nashua Pastoral Care Center partner with The Telegraph to register families and distribute gifts and food vouchers for the Santa Fund. “Our greatest need ...

Share your holiday decorations with us

The Journal would like to feature your holiday decorating in our special issue published Dec. 23. How do you decorate for the holidays? Is your style simple or elaborate to express the joy of the season? Send us photos of your best outdoor and indoor decorations, and tell us a little about ...

Northern Ballet to present ‘Nutcracker’

NASHUA – The Northern Ballet Theatre will once again perform its original production of “The Nutcracker” at 2 p.m. Dec. 17-18 at the Edmund M. Keefe Auditorium on Elm Street. “The Nutcracker” story is performed true to tradition, and ...

Share your holiday decorations with us

The Journal would like to feature your holiday decorating in a special issue published Dec. 23. How do you decorate for the holidays? Is your style simple or elaborate to express the joy of the season? Send us photos of your best outdoor and indoor decorations, and tell us a little about your ...

Santa Fund getting extra help

NASHUA – Local businesses participating in the Telegraph Santa Fund are taking their “Santa” role a little more seriously this year. For the first time in the tradition, businesses were asked to deliver their toy donations to The Telegraph themselves each week, ...

Many in need this season

There are a lot of indications that this will be a tough Christmas season for many in Greater Nashua. “Things are really bad this year,” said Rosemarie Dykeman, social services director for the Salvation Army of Nashua, who, along with the Nashua Pastoral Care Center, ...

Holiday fun at the library

Ho! Ho! Ho! Happy holidays everyone. It’s hard to believe but it’s December, and I have some great children’s programs coming up. December is a hectic month for everyone, but it’s also a month for fun and joy. Take some time out of your busy schedules ...

Civic Duties

A panel of war veterans recently discussed their military experiences with civics classes at Hollis/Brookline High School. Spearheaded by junior Haley Barbour, the day of public speaking featured a host of war veterans whose experiences ranged from World War II to the war in Iraq. ...

Nominations sought for NH Law Enforcement Officer of the Year

The Officer Jeremy Charron Law Enforcement Post 122 is accepting nominations for the American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year in New Hampshire. To submit a nomination, send a letter with the nominee’s name and law enforcement agency along with a description of why ...

Elks ‘Hoop Shoot’ free throw contest

The Nashua Lodge of Elks will be hosting the 40th Greater Nashua Elks’ “Hoop Shoot” Free Throw contest on Dec. 10 in the Elm Street Middle School Gymnasium on Chestnut Street, beginning promptly at 8 a.m. There is no charge or fee to participate in the Elks Hoop ...

Antique Co-op hosts open house

MILFORD – New Hampshire Antique Co-op invites all to the annual Holiday Open House, Dec. 3 and 4 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The shop is decorated for the holiday season and a vintage Mrs. Claus’ North Pole Kitchen is on display. Children can spend time in a hands-on workshop ...